Femen leader slams Ramadan and Islam
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Ukrainian activist Inna Shevchenko, member of the women's rights group Femen, poses during a photo session at their 'training camp' at the Lavoir Moderne Parisen (LMP) in Paris July 8, 2013. REUTERS photoThe leader of feminist activist group Femen, Inna Shevchenko, on Tuesday sparked an online controversy after posting an anti-Islam message to her Twitter account.
Shevchenko is one of the inspirations for France’s new official stamp depicting Marianne, the feminine symbol of the French Republic – a fact that makes the accusations of Islamophobia she is currently facing even more inopportune.
The “tweet” in question, published on July 9, reads: “What can be more stupid than Ramadan? What can be more uglier then this religion?”
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